As we jump into the 2nd week of our study through the Book of Colossians, we find ourselves asking “what will Paul’s first move be?” Last week we looked at all of the players involved in this first century letter, this week, we’ll explore Paul’s opening thought…do you know you’ve been rescued in Christ?
Join us as we dive into our summer-long study of the Book of Colossians. As Paul writes to this young church in the first century, his resounding theme is we are IN CHRIST. But before we can dig too deep into this letter, we need to start by looking a little more closely at a […]
Happy Mother’s Day! It that special day we set a side to honor our moms, remember our moms, celebrate our moms. It’s also the day we spend some time thinking about what kind of mom we have…or had…or are. There are lots of kinds of moms in our world today but to narrow down the […]
(Our apologizes…the first two minutes of the sermon did not record. Imagine yourself sitting in a bright, sunny field listening to Jesus teach all day and you are caught up!) If everything was stripped away and you had nothing left except Jesus, would He be enough? This ultimately was the question the crowd was left […]
Words like ‘comfort,’ ‘luxury,’ and ‘premium’ fly around us every day. Turn on the television and you’ll hear countless commercials offering to sell you the latest in style and ease. But then you open up your bible and read Jesus’ words to “deny yourself, pick up your cross daily, and follow me.” That doesn’t sound […]
Life is full of choices. What to eat…what to wear…where to live…who to marry? All of these choices effect our lives in some way – sometimes in small ways, sometimes in large ways. But everything in life comes with choices. We’ve been talking about following Jesus, about moving from being a causal fan of Jesus […]
Jesus is walking down the shoreline one day and sees two sets of brothers. He simply pauses and says “come follow me” and they all drop everything and go with Him. Did you ever stop and and wonder why? What made four grown men with family and community connections drop everything to follow a man […]
On Easter, followers of Jesus from all around the world gather to worship our Risen Savior. As we dip into the Resurrection story each year, it’s interesting to observe how few followers Jesus had the first Easter morning. Over the course of a few days, all of the disciples had left Jesus. Peter even denied […]